The Acropolis Rally returned as a WRC-sanctioned event to Greece this week, eight years after the country was left off the line-up.
- Written by E.Tsiliopoulos
Greek tennis player Maria Sakkari has risen to number 13 in the world, a record WTA ranking for Greek women's tennis, after defeating number four seed Karolina Pliskova in two straight sets to reach the semi-finals in the US Open.
She once again showed her Spartan soul. Maria Sakkari was not discouraged even when things went badly against Bianca Andrescu and managed to finally qualify for the quarterfinals of the US Open, winning 2-1 sets (6-7, 7-6, 6-3) 21-year-old Canadian, after 3.30 ΄.